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Psychology in Organizations

Issues from an Applied Area


Kathrin Heinitz

Organizational behavior shows many facets. Hence, its study comprises numerous research fields. Although there are many disciplines involved in this area of research, psychology plays an important as well as outstanding role. This reader contains several extracts of the psychological view on organizational behavior and tries to contribute to its understanding and improvement. The authors focus on different perspectives and contents within this broad field. Job satisfaction, leadership or absenteeism, for example, are quite popular keywords of organizational behavior and issues that the reader will come across time and time again.
Contents: Miriam Wirth: Investigating the Paths between Facets of Intelligence, Job Complexity, and Job Satisfaction – Jens Rowold/Kathrin Heinitz: The Conger and Kanungo Model of Charismatic Leadership – Jan Schilling: Implicit Leadership Theories: Theory, Research, and Application – Jens Radstaak/Jens Rowold: Leadership Training and Coaching – Kathrin Heinitz/Detlev Liepmann: Health Management in the Context of Personnel and Organizational Development – Nicole Wundke/Jörg Felfe: Occupational Health Program Evaluation: Combinations of Individual and Organizational Interventions and the Role of Process Quality – Dirk Hanebuth: Backgrounds of Absenteeism – Sabine Smolka/Detlev Liepmann/André Beauducel/Yolanda Ortiz-Deutschmann: Problem-Oriented Behavior in Organizations.